Toffee Apples

It only takes 30 minutes to make a batch of crunchy, chewy fairground style Toffee Apples- and it’s surprisingly easy! Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 8 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients 8 small apples 400g/14oz/2 cups of granulated sugar 2 teaspoons of white wine vinegar 120ml/1⅕dl/⅕ pint/½ cup of water 1 teaspoon of red food coloring (optional) Special Equipment A small stainless steelContinue reading “Toffee Apples”

Barmbrack

This tasty Irish tea cake is traditionally eaten at Halloween and is a perfect comfort food for cold autumnal evenings! Fruit soaking time: 6+ hours (overnight) Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes Serves: 10 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 350g/12½oz/2⅓ cups of dried fruit (raisins, sultanas, citrus peel etc.) 250ml/2½dl/just under ½ pint/1 cup ofContinue reading “Barmbrack”